The Penal System: An Introduction
Now fully revised, this highly successful textbook provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the penal system in England and Wales.
Michael Cavadino and James Dignan examine all aspects of the penal process, including details of the recent dramatic developments which have made the punishment of offenders and the escalating `penal crisis' one of the most hotly debated issues of the day. They also outline the theories which purport to justify and explain the practice of punishment and consider their value in helping us understand the penal system.
The Second Edition presents a stimulating account of the current crisis. The authors argue that the penal system not only suffers from severe practical pr
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In this chapter we will begin by providing a brief historical account of the main
policy developments relating to non-custodial penalties, before considering each
of the principal measures, the way they have been used and their impact on the ...
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Compensation Orders in Magistrates' Courts Since October 1988. Home Office
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